The Fair Work Commission’s Decision on Casual and Part-Time Work

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray Last week on 5 July 2017 the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a significant decision in relation to casual work. (FWC [2017] FWCFB 3541) This blog looks at the ramifications of one aspect of the decision,… Continue Reading

Labour Law and Poverty: Exploring the Connections

La Trobe Law La Trobe University Anthony O'Donnell

By Anthony O’Donnell The recent decision of the Fair Work Commission to cut Sunday penalty rates for retail and hospitality workers has drawn attention to the key role our regulatory institutions play in ensuring people’s financial well-being. In fact, this… Continue Reading

Error of Law in Royal Commission Submissions on the AWU?

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Associate Professor Jill Murray Does a union official owe a fiduciary obligation to members of an individual workplace in relation to the process of enterprise bargaining? The Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption (hereafter… Continue Reading